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Cisco Designed for Education

Smart, seamless, secure, and supported solutions designed for your small school or college.

Why Cisco Designed for Education?

Small schools have a big impact.

We have helped thousands of schools launch new technology and upgrade their existing IT infrastructure. Cisco Designed for Education secures, simplifies, and enhances your technology and collaboration today to prepare for the education of tomorrow. 

Three core practices for a successful transition

Discover three core practices that can help your small school power a secure and rapid transition to hybrid learning.

IT Solutions for Small Schools and Colleges

Create easy-to-deploy experiences and solve IT challenges without adding a single employee. 

School wireless, connectivity, and upgrades

Empower students to connect, create and share--anywhere, anytime, and on any device.

Products you will need

Switching solutions

  • Cisco Switches (250/350, 1000)
  • Meraki Cloud Switching MS120 (48 port)
  • Meraki Go Switching GS110

Wireless solutions

  • Cisco Wireless 100/200/1800/2800
  • Meraki Go Wireless APs Indoor/Outdoor GR10/60

Security solutions

  • Cisco Umbrella free trial
  • Duo free trial
  • Firepower 1010/1160

Endpoint Security and VPN

  • AnyConnect VPN
  • AMP for Endpoints

School cybersecurity

Create a safe and secure learning environment and block cyberthreats--on campus or off.

Products you will need

Security solutions

  • Cisco Umbrella free trial
  • Duo free trial
  • Firepower 1010/1160
  • Cloud Email Security with AMP

Endpoint Security and VPN

  • AnyConnect VPN
  • AMP for Endpoints

Administer, teach, and work from home

Boost administrative productivity and enable work from anywhere with digital collaboration tools.

Products you will need

Collaboration solutions

  • Webex Meetings free trial
  • IP Phones 7800/8800
  • Webex Desk Pro
  • Webex Headset 700 Series

Security solutions

  • Firepower 1010/1160
  • AnyConnect VPN

Hybrid and distance learning

Expand teaching and learning across digital and physical classrooms.

Products you will need

Collaboration solutions

  • Webex Meetings free trial
  • Webex Education Connector
  • Webex Room Mini
  • Webex Room USB
  • Webex Board 55S
  • Webex Desk Pro
  • Webex Headset 700 Series

Security solutions

  • Cisco Umbrella free trial
  • Duo free trial

Physical safety

Protect students and staff, monitor campus activity, analyze health concern patterns, and detect threats faster.

Products you will need

Switching solutions

  • Meraki Cloud Switching MS120 (48 port)
  • Meraki Go Switching GS110
  • Cisco Switches (250/350, 1000)

Wireless solutions

  • Cisco Wireless 100/200/1800/2800
  • Meraki Go Wireless APs Indoor/Outdoor GR10/60

Safety and Security Solutions

  • Meraki MV Cameras
  • Cisco Umbrella free trial
  • Firepower 1010/1160

Collaboration solutions

  • Webex Meetings free trial

Fund your technology upgrades and innovation

Start with E-Rate

U.S. institutions can leverage E-Rate dollars to build and modernize network infrastructure and facilitate collaboration.

Get financing as low as 0%

Fund technology with flexible payment options, low interest financing as low as 0%, and a predictable payment schedule.

Extend your budget

Get quality Cisco remanufactured products with significant savings for your school or college with Cisco Refresh.

Empowering hybrid learning with Cisco Designed

Learn how one small school district is leading the way in resilient, long-term strategies to enhance learning and engage students.

Learning is changing

Prepare your small school or college for the future of education with helpful resources on hybrid learning and security.

Featured Resources

Product support

Find the support you need, from release notes to bug search tools and more.

Resource Center

Discover free, cutting-edge resources for educators and students to improve STEM learning outcomes.

Education resources

Explore our education solutions and resources for technology adoption.